Player Profile

Jason Ferguson

NameDate of Birth Country
Jason Ferguson31-05-1969England

Name                 :        Jason Ferguson
Highest Ranking            :        28 
Highest Break            :        137 (1998 Benson & Hedges Championship)
Century Breaks            :        18

Jason Ferguson (born 31 May 1969) is a former professional snooker player. He reached the World Snooker Championship on three occasions, and was for four seasons ranked in the world's top 32 players, reaching a peak position of #28.
In 1998 Ferguson was elected to the board of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA), and became chairman of the organisation in 2001. After retiring as a professional player and leaving his position on the WPBSA, he served as the mayor of Ollerton and Boughton between 2009 and 2010. In July 2010 Ferguson was re-elected as chairman of the WPBSA.
Playing career
Ferguson turned professional in 1990. Two years later he qualified for the World Snooker Championships, losing in the first round, and reached the last 16 of the UK Championship. He reached the same stage of six more ranking events but never progressed beyond that stage. 
Ferguson again qualified for the World Championship in 1996, again losing in the first round. His final World Championship appearance came in 1998, when he lost 8–10 to eventual champion John Higgins in the first round. He spent a total of four years ranked among the world's top 32 players, reaching his highest ranking of #28 in the 1994/95 season. 
Although Ferguson continued to play professionally for a further six years, his form suffered due to his increased workload after being elected to the WPBSA board. He retired in 2004. 
Snooker administration
In December 1998 Ferguson was elected alongside Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor to the WPBSA's seven-person board, at the time led by Rex Williams. 
Ferguson became the organisation's chairman in December 2001, replacing Mark Wildman. Ferguson was at that time ranked #56 in the world. 
After several years away from the post, Ferguson was re-elected as chairman of the WPBSA following a board meeting in July 2010. He survived a vote of confidence in December 2010 by a margin of 31 votes to three. 
Other roles
In May 2009 Ferguson was elected as mayor of the civil parish of Ollerton and Boughton having previously spent two years from late 2006 as a town councillor in Ollerton. He was replaced as mayor by Irene Miller in May 2010. 


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